9 Aug 2018 14:27

Thirty-one civilians killed in Donbas hostilities, explosions in 2018 - OSCE

KYIV. Aug 9 (Interfax) - Thirty-one civilians have been killed and 137 have suffered injuries as a result of hostilities and explosions of munitions in Donbas this year, the Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission, Alexander Hug, said at a press briefing in Kyiv on Thursday.

Fifty-nine of those 168 people were killed or wounded in explosions of mines and dud munitions (17 dead and 42 wounded), according to Hug.